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Bound Print, Wall with Painting and Consoles, Desseins de Lambris (Wainscoting Designs)

This is a bound print. It was designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder and engraved by Carl Albert von Lespilliez and published by François de Cuvilliés the Elder and Nicolas Jean Baptiste de Poilly. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is engraving on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, upper center: C. P. S. C. M. / Decoration d'un Bufet pour une Salle a manger, acompagné de deux Paneaux, dont on ne voit que la moitié.; upper right: Q; lower left: A. Consolles de Marbre portant une Tablette, ét deux / Vases de Bronse dore lesquels forment par le haut deux Girandolles.; lower center: C. P. R.; lower right: 4; inscribed in graphite, upper right: 68

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Bound Print, Wall with Painting and Consoles, Desseins de Lambris (Wainscoting Designs); Designed by François de Cuvilliés the Elder (Belgian, active Germany, 1695 - 1768); Germany; engraving on paper; Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1921-6-282-69

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